As friends, family and colleagues prepare to lay Det. Luis Alvarez to rest, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he would honor the memory of the NYPD veteran — who succumbed to Ground Zero-related cancer at 53 years old — with a key to the city. The mayor was fulfilling a request from Alvarez's fellow 9/11 first responder John Feal, who appeared on CNN's New Day on Monday to speak about Alvarez after his death on Saturday. He pleaded with the mayor to pay tribute to Alvarez's life with a key to the city. More.
9/11 responder Det. Luis Alvarez will be honored with key to the city